Mark Pesce is an inventor, entrepreneur, educator, broadcaster and author of six books.
As an educator, Mark founded graduate programs in interactive media at both the University of Southern California's world-famous Cinema School and the Australian Film, Radio and Television School. Mark currently holds an appointment as Honorary Associate in the University of Sydney's Digital Cultures Program.
For seven years, Mark was a panelist and judge on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's hit series The New Inventors, celebrating Australia's newest inventions and inventors. A highly-regarded speaker, Mark entertains and informs audiences on the future of technology, media, government, health care, and education, and is a regular guest on James Valentine's ABC radio program. Mark's articles about technology and culture are regularly published in WIRED, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and ABC's The Drum.
Mark runs a Sydney consultancy dedicated to helping clients identify and benefit from the opportunities of connected business. Clients have included Lonely Planet, Amnesty International, and Pearson Publishing.